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is going to pass a unanimous declaration not to allow any nato sp supply to entr the province until though tell us the drone attacks have stopped. roslin joins us with more on. this what are the pakistani leaders accusing the us u.s. government of. >> there are two things they are accusing the obama administration of doing. one of violating pac pakistani sovereignty by launching a military attack on pakistani soil without islamabad's permission. and the other thing islamabad is accusing them of doing is skuttling an effort to broker peace talks about the pakistani taliban. therthey are arguing that with e death that basically that everything is lameverything islg to achieve is back at square one. the pack ta pakistani citizens g to be suffering from the attacks within their borders. >>> vandait's widely assumed the pakistani government has been cooperating first with the bush administration and now with the obama administration. it's been the obama administration h that has increased the frequency of these attacks some would argue out of a sense that the pakistanis have not been doing enou
friday near the afghan border and the local government wants to block nato supply routes to afghanistan and we report the taliban want revenge. >> he says he shouldn't have come to work today but says he can't afford to stay home. he tells us he fears attacks by the pakistan taliban after the u.s. killed the leader in an unmanned aerial drone strike. >> translator: people stopped coming to market. we are so afraid the taliban will attack us, i don't know what to do. >> reporter: his fears are based on personal experience. the story teller's market where he works has been attacked several times by the taliban and lost month his uncle was killed in a bombing. and security is on high alert after the pakistan taliban threatened to afenge the death saying the blood will be turned into a suicide bomber. besides the fear there is also anger. in a media briefing on saturday interior minister kahn said they destroyed the efforts. >> it was ambushed and not acquired, it was an ambush and we see it as an ambush. >> reporter: other political parties want more than angry words with washington. an
to come out with a plan. otherwise he said that he would be forced to shut down the 92nthe-- nato supply license. the secretary general of nato hoped it would be otherwise. >> i do hope that they do realize that it is also in pakistan's interest to ensure peace, security, and stability in afghanistan. stability along the western pakistani border is different in pakistan's self-interest. >> pakistan doesn't have many choice if you ask me because imran khan said they didn't want a war with the united states, however they wanted the united states to realize that these continued strikes would not do much for the pakistan peace process. they have had thousands of people killed and so they would be hoping that the americans also go for a quid pro quo that pakistan can tell the americans that we will stop your supply lines unless you don't stop those drone strikes. and of course they are also saying that if the next leader was chosen and he was taken out in a drone strike then where would that lead the peace process to? >> well, the man who first ordered the lines to be opened, pervez musharraf
to discuss the diplomatic issues that may crop up is former ambassador to nato, ambassador, as always it's great to have you on the program. >> thanks to be here. >> without knowing the specifics of what has been collected in the nsa sweeps, to what degree do you believe the privacy of leaders has been violated here, and how much damage does that really do to the united states? >> right, well first off, if you're a foreign leader you walk around with the assumption that foreign intelligence services are targeting your communications. >> well, that was my next question. >> others are trying to do that, and you know it. the question only is really is the united states doing this or not. that's what we're talking about today. but is anybody doing it? of course, lots of countries do that and you know it. that gets total second issue. the fact that it's the united states, that's being raised by our allies as violating a trust that some how we're allies, we are together, and therefore it's inappropriate for us to be listening in. frankly, i think that there is something to that argument, but l
beyond that, reviving economic partnership, the cut off was an unusual step taken because n.a.t.o. accidently, as we say flippantly kill dozens of pakistani soldiers in this case a taliban leader. in the long run the relationship could be improved. there are those experts of the pakistani taliban who believe mama sad's removal could cause the taliban to split. there is a going to be a split. >> they said that this would have an impact on the peace process in pakistan. what about the impact on the peace process in afghanistan trying to engage the taliban in afghanistan as the u.s. prepares to withdraw in 2014. do you see it having an impact at all on that? >> that's a good question. just to point out the pakistani peace process had really not gotten anywhere. this may delay it. but with respect to the afghan peace process there are problems impeding that, recognition, security, suspicions about u.s. motives, and soen, i think that i think what is going to happen is a factor and will need support for any peace process or peace agreement, but i don't think this strike will have a big
nato supply routes to afghanistan be closed. >> i will raise the issue on monday in the national assembly. the nato supply lines should be dropped until drone attacks stop. we will not allow nato supply lines to continue until they stop the drone attacks. >> reporter: >> reporter: during his time as leader, he was responsible for carrying out several major attacks claiming thousands of lives. but he was also open to peace talks with the government, and now that is under threat as the pakistani taliban threatens to avenge his death. tyab, islamabad. >> one lawmaker defended the drone attack. the chair of the house's permanent committee says the attack will protect american troops. >> this is the guy trying to create the problems both for pakistan. he relates with afghanistan taliban. these are the folks that closed 500 schools, most of them girls' schools in the eastern provinces of afghanistan. he is part of the hakani network, which is basically a giant organized crime group operating in the tribal areas of pakistan who have been involved in supporting al-qaeda, taliban, and ot
will raise the issue on monday in the national assembly. the nato supply line should be blocked until drone attacks stop. we will not allow nato supply lines to enter until they stop the drone attacks. >> many people in the pakistani government and military and inteintelligence agencies are pleased with mehsud's death. he planned several major attacks and claiming thousands of lives, but was open to peace talks about thwiththe government and s gone now that the taliban threatens his death. >> a u.s. law maker is defending the drone strike in pakistan. mike rogers says the attack will protect american american troop. >> this is the guy that is trying to create problems both with pakistan and he relates with afghanistan taliban and these are the guys that closed 500 schools and most of them girl's accidents o schools in tn province of afghanistan and he is part of a network that is a giant organized crime group that have been involved in supporting al qaeda and taliban and others. this was a bad guy. and by the way there is some information recently that concerned us about the safety of our t
everybody else is doing it too. they claim some of the information came from nato allies, not u.s. spying. greece has admitted to spying on the u.s. and others in the 1990's at the hearing. james clapper made it clear the u.s. is in good company. >> you believe that the allies have conducted or at any time any type of espionage activity against the united states of america, our intelligence service leaders or otherwise? >> absolutely. >> he said the white house was aware the n.s.a. oversees eavesdropping all along, but may not have known specifics. >> russian leaders denying reports of spying on overseas leaders. they are accused of passing out bugged gift bags at last months g-20 summit. the report by two italian newspapers say delegates were given memory sticks and phone chargers equipped with spyware. it's unclear how many leaders received the bags or used the free bees. >> edward snowden can earn a ticket out of russia if he testifies about spying. germany are investigating reports the u.s. tapped their chancellors phone. snowden is wanted in the u.s. for revealing n.s.a. secrets. ger
. it represents information that we and our nato allies have collected in defense of our countries and in support of military operations. >> and so let me just ask you this, as you study the networks of the world, and let's just talk about the european union for a second, if i may. is it possible for chinese intelligence services military or otherwise to use networks that you would find in any nation states in the european union. >> . >> computer networks inside the european union for what they are up to. >> absolutely. >> whow about al quaida, could they use, is it possible for them to use the networks found in the european union to conduct planning operations or execution of operations? >> could. absolutely. >> and would bit in the purview of the national security agency to try to prevent those activities especially if it went through the european union and maybe even targeted at the united states or one of our allies. >> it is chairman, and it is something that we share with our allies. >> so you would collect information in those cases and share it with our allies in a way that was appropriat
talks. the u.s. and n.a.t.o. troops withdraw from afghanistan next year. this is the fourth such meeting designed to bring stability to the region. >>> the syrian government said it will be attending the proposed two-peace conference meanwhile the hundreds fled the violence as the violence continues. >> reporter: spending a second day in damascus. the geneva two peace conference was thrown into doubt last week when rebel groups not only vowed to boycott it but to attack any who decide to attend. >> we are preparing for geneva two peace talks, and it will be the syrian parties who will decide the transitional period and what follows the transitional period. >> reporter: state television announced that brahini was told that the bashar al-assad government would be attending. but those in defiance said no negotiations will take place unless assad steps down first. >>> meanwhile on the ground the continued fighting is forcing more and more families to flee. close to the capital, hundreds of people picked up belongings they could and took off in foot in search of a place, any place that might
not to allow nato supplies to enter the province until they tell us the drone attacks have been stopped. >> pakistan's taliban named a new leaderer. >> what are pakistani leaders accusing the u.s. government of? >> there's two things the pakistani government is accusing the u.s. of doing. one violating pakistani's sav renity, launching a -- sovereignty, launching a military attack without islamabad's permission. the other thing is essentially scuttling - that's the pakistani's word - an effort to broker peace talks with the taliban. with the death of hakimullah mehsud, basically everything that islamabad wanted to try to achieve has been put back to square one. it says as a result the pakistani citizens will be at a higher risk of suffering from taliban attacks within their borders. >> hasn't the pakistani government cooperated with the u.s. and the c.i.a. drone program all along? >> it's widely assumed that the pakistani government has been cooperating - first, with the bush administration, now with the obama administration on this drone strike program. certainly it's been the obama ad
.s. ambassador to nato about whether the reaction is for their people or if it is personal. >> i don't think we should discount the personal feeling of violation that someone like chancellor merkel has. when she realizes it's her very own cell phone that she has in her hand that's being listened to. i can see that there is a personnelment to this and a genuine reaction, but from the establishments in european governments a lot of this is for public con zukauskus. the publics are upset so the government needs to show that they are upset. and it's also convenient for the government to his deflect everything towards blaming the united states rather than having anyone scrutinize what they do. >> let's zero in on chancellor merkel an al annal an ali. how much is going to need to be done for her to be satisfied? what has to happen? what left of the transparency -- does she want to know what do you have? toll at that time? >> i wouldn't say that each and every communication is asking for too much. probably not even achievable to regurgitate but i think what the germans want is an honest answer, what d
adjourned until january. >>> in saudi arabia, trying to patch up damaged relationship. >>> and n.a.t.o. supply root face disruption in pakistan
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